Fishing & Hunting Roots
1920s & 30s
Grandpa Paul and Grandma Lucile Cardinal hosting "celebrities" at their duck club, now part of Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge. Westmorland, CA. Grandpa Paul Cardinal with an impressive bag of ducks and geese. Salton Sea, CA. Dad, Joe Bland, with a pheasant. Anderson, CA.
1950s & 60s
Grandma Ida Bland, Sacrameto River. Anderson, CA. Dad, Joe Bland, and brothers Steve and Jody, with salmon from the Sacramento River. Anderson, CA. Mom, Dorothy Bland, camping in 50s style with brothers Steve and Jody. Somewhere in the high desert.
Mom the striper slayer! Mom the black bass slayer! More stripers!